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CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 10:00am EST
for talking with us this morning, dr. torrey. he's the founder of the treatment advocacy center. we now go to a live hearing of the senate judiciary committee. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> i want to thank the senator pat leahy for giving us the opportunity to have this hearing today. we are pleased to have such a large audience for the hearing. it demonstrates the importance of this issue. at the outset, i want to note that the rules of the senate prevent outbursts or clapping or demonstrations of any kind during these hearings. there was so much interest in today's hearings that we had to expand opportunity for the audience in an adjoining room. the overflow room is 226 of the dirksen building. i will make opening remarks and give ranking member cruz the same opportunity and then welcome our first witness. we are here to discuss a critically important issue, maybe a very basic question. we venerate in this country are committed to the life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness of those who live in amer
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 10:00pm PST
to cut it into pieces to get it out of there. and when it is done, the u.s. navy will no longer have 14 class minesweepers. we will have 13 and we could owe the philippines $300 per square meter of coral and somebody in mapville is going to be in big trouble. >> what was the most important question asked today at chuck haegle's hearing. it was about an internal threat. and the milt the in visible war within the military remained in visible today. >> chuck haegle is taking plenty of heat within his own party. >> he wants to become the next secretary of defense. >> gear up for a gold old fashioned grills. i want to know if you were right or wrong. >> will you please answer the question. >> if you would like me to explain. >> i would actually like an answer. >> i want the truth. you can't handle the truth. >> haegle faces questions from the panel. >> balance the budget and also the issue of sexual assault in the military. >> now estimated at 19,000 a year. >> they want to create the fear. >> a woman trying to defend her children. women he needed to defend themselves. >> they want to create
MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 1:00am EST
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CNN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
. >>> that's it for us. thanks for watching. "early start" begins right now. >>> bracing for the big one. two winter storms about to merge into a monster blizzard for parts of the northeast. >>> american spy secrets exposed? iran claims it has hacked into a captured u.s. drone. we have a live report. >>> and, john t is high drama on capitol hit. president obama's big pick for cia director up for con fir make in a few hours. but will members of his own party derail it? >> i don't know. >> lots of drama. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolinment. >> i'm john berman. it's thursday, february 7th. 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started. up first, brace yourselves, bundle up, buy a shovel. this will be a big one. at this moment a blaizzard watc is in effects for new england. a storm is headed that way and could be historihistoric. it could drop two feet of snow in some places and it all starts tomorrow. you told us this was coming yesterday, you were on top of this one. >> we're trying. boston could rival its worst blizzard from 2003 which had 27 1/2 in
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 10:30pm EST
hello? steven, are you with us? let's move on to parents in maryland, on the republican line. caller: thank you for taking my call. i agree with congressman blackburn on the lack of leadership from obama. i think he is out campaigning all the time across the country and across the globe. we have real problems here. we really need to solve them. i think the reason republicans have had to do what we have had to do is because we have a lack of leadership. there is nobody bringing republicans and democrats together. the president should as leader of the nation. he is not in the white house. he is not in the white house. host: who do you see as republican leaders? caller: i think they are representing my ideas, my belief system, and my conservatism. i think they are doing the right thing. host: any leaders in particular? we saw senator rubio give the gop response. caller: i think mark rubio, john mccain, ted cruz, a lot of these congressmen who have been in government for a while, and some of the new ones are doing the job that they were sent there to do. they are representing the
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 9:15pm EST
on the issues that unite us. the bipartisan nature of the nga allows us to have very candid conversations with our colleagues from across the country. that is what we will be doing this weekend. while each governor has his or her own agendas, we want to remain sustainable. federal spending cut means states will receive less. it can undermine our budget and slow the economic growth in our states. as it stands, state economies are slowly recovering and we are returning to the revenues we collected back in 2008. we believed in flexible federalism. as we continue to work with congress and the administration, governors are committed to a collaboration to maintain and promote a balanced system. we have as congress and the initiation to keep four points in mind. this should produce savings for the federal and state. it cannot be accomplished by shifting costs from the federal government to the states or by imposing unfunded mandates. state should be given increased flexibility. congress should not impose efforts as this. many of the decisions that affect our health care are made in the states, e
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am PST
for joining us for a special from washington. we have fox team coverage . deadly blizzard that is it creating major problem. we are on the ground in boston and new york city and we'll go to maria for the fox weather center for what lies ahead now the big storm as passed a. -- >> significant snowfall in places in long island and parts of new york city and connecticut and maine. more than 30 inches of snope. close to three feet in portions of connecticut. it is it impressive snow totals. 30 inches in long island and new york city close to a foot. many people can't get their cars out from parlegal parking on the streetings is it the largest snowfall in new york city. amm areings getting significant snowfall. boston it is it still snowing. wee could have record-setting snowfall . seeing significant forecast out there. portland, maine 29.3 inches. thises the newest record as far as the largest snowfall so far and continuing to see more in that city. temperatures uma, will be cold for today. a lot will not be melting. high temperature over in hartford, and 30 in new york city . tonight it is it fri
CSPAN
Feb 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
complex issue, because of the definition of taxes, penalties and related issues. >> yeah, i think using the term subsidy by its nature, it makes people nervous. subsidy seems have sort of a connotation use in recent years of something untoward. i guess the way i would look at it, i hear your question as a bit of a philosophical question, and less of a nuts and bolts question. i think philosophically, there is fairly broad agreement that you subsidize things that have a social benefit. that they have a benefit that goes beyond the individual and it's not decision reflected in the marketplace. and so i think that you have to look at it that way, if something is not being valued that would make, you know, society better, then you have to come up with some way of evaluating it. whether tax is one way of doing that. i think as far as a market mechanism, it is the way we have tended to look at subsidy as sort of the lubricant to allow these new technologies to find their footing in the marketplace. they do, without a doubt. we have our technology curve and i can show you the map of all of our
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
donnell, and chief washington correspondent jake tapper and the archbishop of washington will be with us as well. a special edition of "starting point," live in washington, d.c., begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. north korea producing a nuclear test. the minister says it's a defensive measure against "hostile activity of the united states." and more drastic measures could be on the horizon. the u.n. security council calling an emergency meeting in less than two hours. we begin with jill dougherty live at the state department. jill, good morning. what are we hearing from the white house about this? >> soledad, obviously president obama is condemning this, calling it highly provocative. he issued a statement and said north korea's nuclear weapons and bollistic missile programs constitute a threat to u.s. national security and to international peace and security. and he continued the u.s. remains vigilant in the face of north korean provocations and steadfast in our defense commitments to allies in the region. obviously ther obvious obviously, there is grave concern. the north koreans are s
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 9:30am EST
on the republican line. caller: i think most of us know bills that spend money have to originate in the house. they can go to the senate for changes and go back and forth. does the last ok on the bill have to be at the house and then it goes to the president? my second question is, when bills do not involve spending money, do they have to originate in the house? in the region either place? -- can they originate either place? how do they end up on the president's desk? guest: constitution says it is revenue, not spending bills that have to start in the house. any bill other than a tax bill may start in either chamber. at the end of today, both chambers have to pass an identical bills for the bill to get to the president. normally, it does not matter where it starts. host: senate has not passed a budget in recent years. how can we make wise decisions? guest: that is one of the fundamental problems. the senate has chosen not to bring -- the house does start spending bills. they passed a law last year. the senate brought in to the floor. the senate in recent years has not seen fit to bring spendi
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 10:00am PST
dad and i miss him very much. he used to spend a lot of time with us, and he's just the love of my heart. >> the family had lunch together and the school cafeteria and first time they've seen their dad in eight months and it's been five years when the turtle was able to swim again thanks to prosthetic fins made from rubber, and from material from driving wet suits. she lost the fins in a shark attack. and the fins they see, 27 pair and researchers won't give up giving. and that's all for me here in washington. america's news headquarters rolls on with kelly wright and molly line. and don't miss tomorrow, chris wallace with rand paul on tea party politics and senator lindsey graham vowed to hold up the hagel nomination and chris will ask him in that in an exclusive interview. check your local listing for time and channel. appreciate you watching. >> a fox news alert. a massive relief effort is underway following that devastating meteor strike in russia crews racing to replace thousands of windows and volunteers distributing warm clothes. the shock wave where the high temperature ba
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am EST
, denying the reports. and countering it was the victim of u.s. hacking. >>> and the bulls are back from a three-day weekend. can the s&p 500 post an eighth straight week of gains? we've got four days to find out. it's tuesday, february 19th, 2013. "squawk box" begins right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen and andrew ross sorkin who is back from vacation. let's get started with the markets. as joe mentioned, the s&p winning streak has been a strong one. in the meantime, the dow is coming off a second straight weekly loss. although, really, if you looked at this last week, it was the ever so slightest of losses. u.s. equity futures are indicated higher. dow up by 21 points. s&p is up by two points above value fair and the nasdaq is up about 3. in 20 minutes, we'll turn to predictions on where the markets go from here. then in the next hour, delivering alpo. we'll talk to the manager of a $11.5 billion hedge fund. this fund was up 30% last year. don't miss pine river's ceo brian taylor. on our radar this morning,
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
consequences for the u.s. army. word now that soldiers in afghanistan could be forced to sever longer tours while 200,000 other soldiers could be cut from active duty service. i'm molly line in for jamie co colby. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> kelly: i'm kelly wright. in addition to the 80,000 troops already scheduled to be cut the next years. and the u.s. chief of staff says he's worried that such a huge reduction could send the wrong message to america's adversaries. >> we'll have to make a decision somewhere along the line to extend those already there or send people there that are not ready and i choose not to send people there that will not be ready. >> kelly: national correspondent steve centanni is live with more details about this. steve, a lot of people are quite concerned about this as relates to national security of course. >> absolutely, a dire warning from the army chief of staff about the military readiness. if the huge military budget cuts that take place, now, they're contained in the sequester actually take effect. >> and for example, we'll curtail training for
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
magazines, and the loopholes in the requirement that there be background checks. people have told us of the horrible sight of those young kids up in newtown, connecticut. i personally don't want to be a part of a movement to keep those semiautomatics flying into the hands of all sorts of people today, the hoarders, the survivalists, the criminal and downright nutty. why? because the next mass shooter could well emerge out of this pack. check the shooters of john f. kennedy and gerry ford, who got shot at twice. look at the hen who shot bobby kennedy and malcolm x and george wallace. they all had political motives and had guns, got them easily and put them easily to use. if you're not against this movement, you're wit. write your congressman and say what you think and what you feel. do it tonight before you go to bed. the address of congress, for all the congressmen, is congress, u.s. congress, washington, d.c., 20515. that's washington, d.c., 20515. it will get there. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >> on the verge
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
if he would start with this one for us. i love this person is campbell. he or she goes by righttobeheard to read talk about why you've chosen to become a leader -- >> we can't hear you. >> you talked a little bit about why you chosen to become a leader of no labels. what will you do to convince the congress to join in as problem solvers? >> i believe there is as many frustrated people in conagra's as i am pittard i believe the 435 majority. when you hear about people making a deal if you hear about john boehner talking to the president or mitch mcconnell talking to the vice president or harry reid, there's a few people at the top trying to make these decisions thinking we should all fall. there's little reach the bottom to find out where we are coming from and it's based on seniority. that hasn't worked well. we haven't been able to fix much with that type of attitude so i know when we reach out and have 25, 30 of us and we are reaching across the aisle malae -- i will give you a perfect example. we had a problem with revenue and people said we don't have a revenue prob
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
'snomination? nomination?s here are the numbers -- online.also find us send us a tweet @cspanwj. here are the headlines in the morning papers. the washington times -- this is the headline in the baltimore sun -- have line in "roll call -- the headline in "roll call" -- meredith shiner joins us. how unusual is it to have the president's pick for defense secretary block at this stage? guest: it has never happen before. a senate has never filibustered the president's pick for defense secretary. the most bizarre thing, and the thing that is most frustrating to people watching this outside washington, is that a former senator hagel is a former -- is a former republican. with 58 bouts, and the reason why it was 58 was because majority leader harry reid had to switch his vote to know to bring the vote back up again after the senate comes back from recess. you have a lot of republican senators who said as recently as last week that they did not want to see the choice filibuster. even if they wanted to vote no, he at least deserved an uptown vote to be approved. there was no precedent -- prece
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am EST
to he replace it now is for us to cut social security, medicare, and not close a single loophole. and i have to tell you, if that's an argument they want to have before the court of public opinion, that is an argument i'm more than willing to engage in. >> but if there's one thing republicans are pretty much united on, it's that revenue is absolutely not an option. >> this quest to continually to raise taxes is not going anywhere. we've already done that. >> americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes. >> this is the wrong time for sequestration to take place. we should be able to sit down together and resolve this without again asking the american people to have their taxes increased. >> i want to bring in roll call cheryl and washington bureau chief ryan grim. good morning. >> good morning. >> the president says let's replace this with taxes and alternate cuts. republicans say cuts but no taxes. is it clear, ryan, who has the upper hand here? >> it's not entirely clear. republicans certainly feel like they have the upper hand here, much more so than the
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
kernen and becky quick are reporting. i don't know if i use that word lightly, but from pebble beach in california this morning. we're thrilled to see them. they're going to be talking to a number of people in the world of business and politics. we'll talk a little golf, see how joe is doing out there. joining me in pseudo, our own steve liesman and book brusca. then in the next hour, jeremy siegel is going to join us on set to make his bullish case for the numbers and then, nemo, the powerful storm taking aim at the east coast. forecaster res warning it could be among the worst ever, more than two feet of snow possible in boston. many cities are telling residents, don't travel if you don't have to. airlines are now warning the blizzard could cripple travel and hundreds of flights have already been canceled. we're going to check in one on friends at the weather channel. just a couple of minutes for their latest forecast. also in the news, the justice department in multiple states reportedly discussing suing moody's for defrauding investors. any move likely to make a similar rival aga
CNN
Feb 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
part of today's show find us on itunes. fareed zakaria "gps" is next for our viewers here in the united states. >>> this is "gps the global public square." welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world, i'm fareed zakaria. on today's show the gun debate and the state of the two biggest economies in the world. first up, on tuesday in the state of the union, president obama challenged congress to vote on proposals to get weapons of war off our streets. but will it happen? can it happen? we'll talk to a world leader who made it happen in his nation. >>> then, larry summers on how to create jobs in america. the former treasury secretary on how the president can achieve the goals he laid out for the economy. >>> then, many worry that the world's second largest economy is headed for a crash. a rare inside look at the inner workings of the chinese economy. what's really happening there? >>> also, what in the world will get north korea to end its nuclear ambitions? i'll give you my plan. but, first, here's my take. president obama's state of the union address presented an expa
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am PST
more. >> what do you do? >> i have a system. as a surgeon you learn, it's like being in the u.s. army, you have to get up around the same exact time. the internal clock is important. even without the alarm, your body is used to it. when you go to bed your melatonin picks up. your sugar level is down, so when you wake up, you want a complete breakfast. studies show exercise before breakfast makes you lose weight. that's the best time of the day, it energizes you. between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. is when you do your entire day of work before anybody else wakes up. >> 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. is when i like to sleep. >> and end up with a nosebleed. >> great show. thanks. >>> we start this hour with a fox news extreme weather alert. the massive clean up under way in the northeast. a mess, following the historic blizzard that dumped nearly 3 feet of snow. the storm can blamed for at least five deaths, including a five-year-old boy in boston. right now crews all over the northeast are hard at work, trying to restore power to as many as 345,000 people who still don't have heat or electricity. t
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am EST
. it is lowering temperatures, which are in the upper 20s and low 30s. it's giving us windchill temperatures back down into the teens. look at these current wind gust across the area. a 37-mile-per-hour gust in manassas this hour. 33-mile-per-hour gusts in the washington area. windchills in the teens and 20s. to get your saturday started, temperatures only in the low to mid-30s for the rest of this morning and staying very windy, at least through this morning's hours. as we get into this afternoon, the winds will ever so slightly start to ease up just a touch by late this afternoon into this evening. but it's still going to be an awfully breezy and cold day to be on the outside today. windbreakers and scarves necessary. as we always make that little comment, kids under 40 pounds have some rocks in the pockets. >> all right, chuck. thank you. >>> now to that very serious weather event to the north of us. the blizzard in the northeast is causing major problems right now. more than 645,000 people across the region are still in the dark this morning. the snow is to blame for at least one death. a dri
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
he might die in office. >> u.s. secrets exposed. >> iran is claiming it has decoded footage from a downed u.s. drone. >> a surprising about-face from lance armstrong, now planning to cooperate with anti-doping officials. >> something you don't usually see. >> a spicy little guy. >> all that. >> hairks i just met you, this is crazy, but here's my number, call me maybe be. >> federal reserve says it has six wait calls temporary vulnerability which allows hackers to briefly breach one of its internal websites. >> they could have made off with as much as negative 14 trillion dollars. >> on "cbs this morning.." >> there ooh is a new smartphone app that lets you communicate with your plants. the app is called "i will die alone." captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." 35 years ago today new england was digging out from the blizzard of '78, one of the biggest storms of the 20th century. forecasters say new englanders could see history repeat itself this weekend. >> a major snowstorm is passing through the great lakes. by friday night it could make travel nearly impos
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 8:00am PST
in sight with the battle royale on the sequestration. a new u.s. today/pew poll shows just who would pay the price. 49% say the congressional republicans would get the blame if a deal sunday reached. when it comes to who has the better approach, the president edges out congressional republicans. hi took his sequester fight to eight local tv stations across the nation. >> instead of us cutting mental health programs, affecting military readiness. we should be focused on programs we know don't work and some of tax loopholes we could close that frankly just benefit the well off and well connected. now i need congress to act and they have nine days to do it. >> congress is not working, and congress is no working because we've got this ideological confrontation. if we got a deal, in my opinion, it would be the single biggest stimulus package we could pass. the restoration the confidence would be magnified. >> president obama is not taking his foot off the gas today. just a short time from now, he takes his pitch to african-american radio stations. today democratic strategist james carville sa
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am EST
and on the backside of the storm, it's giving us a glancing blow with a few snow showers. mostly east of the bay. let me change my view here for a second. there's new england and you can see the storm spinning, the storm center itself is in the vicinity of cape cod and from connecticut to long island. new york city is on the west edge of the most activity as far as snow is concerned and connecticut has the highest measurements right now with two feet of snow and as you can see on the radar, still blustering. >> as john was mentioning, the snow doesn't look like it wants to move out very fast. it has the potential to be a record-breaker. >> this morning 600 businesses and homes without power, the errant is closed. thousands of flights are grounded. james gray has more. >> the amount of snow across the northeast. in some areas including boston, accumulations could reach three feet or more. some of that snow pushed by winds of up to 75 miles an hour. a brutal combination creating dangerous blizzard conditions. the storm has literally stopped most of new england in its tracks. more than 1,800 cancellatio
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
down. and these are new englanders, includes bostonians who are used to these blizzard conditions. they remember the great blizzard of 1978, another bad storm in 2005. if you look at the store shelves, they are empty. people are supposed to stay home and they are not messing around. in fact, the governor of the state says, as of this hour, if you are caught driving on any road in the state of massachusetts, and you have no business being out there, you could be thrown in jail for up to a year and certainly face serious fines. said, we're not trying to be funny about this and fill up the jails. we're trying to prove to you that we mean business. now, for a look at what's happening in providence, rhode island, let's go to my colleague, poppy harlow. >> reporter: hey there, susan. well, i've got to tell you, no messing around here either. the governor here in rhode island calling this a state of emergency. but i just want to take our viewers and show them, guys, this is rush hour. this is rush hour in downtown providence, rhode island. rare that you see a car going by. almost every b
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
that robbed us of the peace of mind. >> and los angeles upping the ante to bring one of its own to justice. and drama on the high seas. a cruise ship safety drill ends in disaster. i'm harris falkner, we begin tonight with what is shaping up to be one of the toughest showdowns, the prows has faced in some time. it's not over taxes, debt or unemployment. it's the potential block of the president from moving ahead with what he says is a key focus of his administration right now. president obama has chosen two men to help lead our national security and those picks could be put on hold by a pair of powerful republican senators. at issue, the september 11th attack on our u.s. consulate in libya and what one senator called stone walling attempts by the white house on handing over more information. here is where we've been. a storm brewing on this for about five months. since our embassy came under attack by terrorists, we lost four americans that night. ambassador chris stevens, sean smith, doherty and woods. and the days that followed, if your remember, was enough done to protect our people the
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
to houston. and some of them are going back to florida, i understand. michael crye with us here on msnbc. what do you take away from this? how does the industry recover from this? just do a big promotion or do a -- just business as usual? how do they recover from this? what's their next move? >> i think that the industry needs to take lessons learned, apply those lessons learned, and reassure the public that it takes very seriously its safety requirements as well as the safety of everybody that's on board that ship. >> mr. hall did say that there was no redundancy. what's your response to that? >> there is redundancy. this ship had more than one engine room. the fire as i understand it took place in the afterengine room. but was there complete redundancy? there have been some changes to the safety of life at sea treaty requiring new builds so have even more redundancy. and i'm sure the investigators as well as the coast guard and the international maritime organization will be looking at that. >> all right. mr. crye, i appreciate your time tonight on msnbc. i appreciate it so much. thank
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. republicans have the audacity to attack a highly decorated veteran and label him as a dove? this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> i'm pleased to see an old friend here before the committee. >> the hague'll hearing started out friendly and got ugly fast. >> were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference to the surge being -- >> i'm asking you a question, senator hagel. >> mccain, inhofe, graham, and cruz all trying to destroy the president's pick for secretary of defense, who just happens to be a republican. retired colonel lawrence wilkerson breaks down today's bizarre proceedings. >>> plus, jonathan alter on the new democratic plan to take back the house using citizens united. >>> another big-time republican reveals his disgust for moochers on social security and medicare. richard wolffe, howard fineman, and david corn break down the gop's ongoing problem with half of america. >>> and in center left america, it
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am EST
is tonight with our coverage if you can get back to the dock, life is a lot better. great to have you with us tonight. i'm ed shultz. and "the rachel maddow show" starts now. >>> on a day that made history. today something happened in american politics that has never before happened in the history of our republic. in all of the trials and tribulations we have been through as a nation, through the wars, through the great depression, through the time senators used to beat one another with canes inside the capitol. in everything we have ever been through as a nation, what happened today has never happened before. not ever. not one of the 44 presidents our country has had has ever been blocked by a minority in the senate from choosing someone for his cabinet. but that happened today to president barack obama. republicans in the senate decided to do something unprecedented to him. and to thereby set an entirely new precedent for how the presidency itself is treated in our country. when they said today that even though they could not muster a majority of votes on their side, they would maneuver any
WETA
Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
us to develop a plan that will help us as we look at the many reforms. >> it's a different kind of a background. i was a tv reporter in a cbs affiliate in south bend when i came back from college. and then after my husband and i got married i did four years in bucharest, romania. our church had asked us if we would go, for a two-year stint, so we sold our house, sold everything we had made the provision, raised the money, got there and then started our organization. and so we ended up living there four years but it actually precipitated my run for the indiana state house. having an opportunity to be in a different place, different culture and understanding what role government can and can't play when it comes to, you know, governing. >> and run she did. walorski served three terms in the indiana state house. >> we were a billion dollars in debt, we had very well intentioned people, everybody was doing what they thought they should do. our state was in the bottom of the barrel in this nation. we were 49th and 50th in virtually every grid you can imagine and today we are on the to
FOX Business
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am EST
from whether bell joining us now from cleveland. can we delay this on how this storm can be changing? >> new york city, long island, northern new jersey, the battleground between rain and snow into the evening hours. that will cut the accumulation enough so this is not a devastating storm in new york city. once you get more or abuse, the population will see 15-25 inches of snow. these places will be shot from one-2 feet of snow. the wind gusts will approach hurricane force tonight. that will with the snow into mountainous drifts. this is part of the beginning of the worst of winter for the united states. right now we are basking in the warmth in the warm places. you will see a parade of storms from the carolinas to california. it will impact the country economically. four weeks ago i was saying this will turn around. dagen: i do want to ask you this. just yesterday i got multiple alerts via my cell phone from the national weather service with the blizzard warning. i got a phone call from the local police. i got a phone call from a local lawmaker. i got a phone call from the local pow
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 11:00am EST
, california and northern mexico are in on the manhunt. the u.s. border patrol is on alert, looking for dorner. one big concern for tonight in particular is that he is here in downtown los angeles for the grammy i awards, held at the staples center. there's always a big law enforcement presence but tonight the los angeles police department is very concerned and they have extra security out there, road blocks are already out because, as you know, the police department has been named as a target. >> everyone there certainly has to be on alert. thank you very much. we'll check back with you as the investigation develops. >>> now back to the great sunday cleanup across the northeast following the historic blizzard. some places piled up an inch of snow an hour. in connecticut, a record 34 inches snow dumped across the state and paralyzed travel to the point the national guard was brought in to help. >>> anna, the ban on travel was lifted in new england. what's going on in connecticut? >> reporter: in massachusetts and connecticut, the travel bans were lifted but the governors are urging residents t
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
. parts of new england could be digging out by three feet by tomorrow. joining us from prov dinse is ron mott. thank you so much. it's beautiful. you look great. this is a serious storm. >> it is a serious storm. you know, those jokes aside there, you can kind of laugh at this storm at this moment, but in three or four hours it's not going to be a laughing matter at all. we're getting probably our first half inch ar so here in providence. there was one national weather service forecast that called for as much as 42 inches of snow in providence. it's hard to get your head around that amount of snow. now just a few minutes ago the governor here lincoln chafy told all nonemergency state workers this were done for the day, to start their weekends. hurry home and get off the roads while they're still fairly manageable. we've been out here all day. traffic has been light around downtown because a lot of folks, i think, heeded those warnings and stayed home today. they were able to stay home with their kids and their families and get out of the way of this storm. now, the real concern, andrea,
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 11:00am EST
republicans. hi took his sequester fight to eight local tv stations across the nation. >> instead of us cutting mental health programs, affecting military readiness. we should be focused on programs we know don't work and some of tax loopholes we could close that frankly just benefit the well off and well connected. now i need congress to act and they have nine days to do it. >> congress is not working, and congress is no working because we've got this ideological confrontation. if we got a deal, in my opinion, it would be the single biggest stimulus package we could pass. the restoration the confidence would be magnified. >> president obama is not taking his foot off the gas today. just a short time from now, he takes his pitch to african-american radio stations. today democratic strategist james carville said the republicans need a true leader to emerge and stand up. >> if i'm a republican, i want everybody to run for president and you want someone to beat somebody who stands up and looks strong. herman contain and michele bachmann don't count. the republicans needs somebody a leader
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
tell us it's unlikely at best. >> and tom fitzgerald, thank you. >> of course, the big question is who will succeed pope benedict xvi? there are a long list of prospects but here are the top contenders. cardinal peter apaya turkson of ghana, cardinal plans is arenz of nigeria and cardinal mark ul e, of france. a papal conclave will elect a new poach by the end of march. we'll have more on the website, www.myfoxdc.com and the story is on our home page. >> another big story we're following tonight. a 14-year-old boaccused of killing his seven-month-old sister is transferred and held without bond. the eighth grader is charged as an adult and that can change in another hearing later this month and because that can change, fox 5 is not naming the teenager and let's bring in paul wagner now with what turned out to be a final story. >> reporter: the 14-year-old appeared in court via closed associate television from the county jail and he was dressed in a green jumpsuit. he said nothing other than acknowledging his name n. a brief exchange between -- in a brief exchange between prosecutors, th
CNBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
will join us with the latest from power outages to grounded flights. then, of course, there is the topics of the markets. earnings season is winding down. only 53 s&p 500 companies set to report. one event to watch, janet yellen is scheduled to speak on the economy today and our guest host this hour will be the former managing director at pimco. he's currently the share of global societies of fellows. and also we have rebecca patterson. we've got a lot to did you discuss with them. before we do that, we're going to head over to michelle who has the morning headlines. >> thank you for that, andrew. usair and nmr are set to meet. boeing completed what it called a, quote, uneventful test flight of the 787 dream liner on saturday. it was the company's first test since the airlines were grounded more than three weeks ago. >>> carnival cruise ship in the gulf of mexico will need to be towed to port. carnival's triumph, as it was called, was heading back to galveston, texas, when the fire occurred. the ship's extinguishing system kicked in, no injuries were reported. >>> let's get over to ross w
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
to give in. they've got a president who wants to turn us into a third world country with all this taxing and redistribution of wealth. we've run out of wealth, by the way, it's just redistribution the crumbs on the table. and it's just too much. >> host: all right, june. let's listen to what nancy pelosi had to say. she was on the sunday talk shows yesterday, and here's what she had to say on this issue of a spending problem in washington. >> so it is almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem. we have a budget deficit problem that we have to address. right now we have low interest on the national debt, and a good time for us the to act to lower that deficit. we think the deficit and the national debt are at immoral levels. we think they must be reduced. we're sick and tired of paying interest on the national debt, and that's 15%. that's a large percentage of the budget. it's lower now because of the lower interest rate. >> host: so on this debate, spending cuts versus tax increases, here's what the washington times writes in their editorial: as mr. thornton points out, th
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
seen. vic lee has team coverage for us tonight. explain what you've been learning. >> well, dan, police removed the crime scene tape from this house, take a look. it's the second house across the stree. a neighbor said he'd moved here just last year, people we spoke with sate murder of the 13-year-old girl hit the community hard. >> we go to bed and wake up in the morning first thing we think about is that little girl that they found. >> a sense of relief police now have the murder suspect. anthony lamar jones is 32 years old arrested this morning at his mother's apartment in this residential complex. neighbor tells us an officer knocked on her door he asked me questions and showed me pictures of a man that they thought was the perpetrator. showed me pictures of the girl z asked if i had been to crown barber. >> crown barber turned out to be a hair styling shop jones reportedly started here at this shopping mall last year. police also appeared here this morning during the operation. they took evidence from the shop and boarded up the windows and door. this contractor was shocked to lear
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
there training. and she had the lion's share of the part. but there were no dance doubles, that was us. doing a very bipolar dance. >> there was kind of an embarrassing shot in there where she seemed to slip. there's a scene in the movie which i think is the treasure of the movie. we probably don't have the clip. when robert de niro, your dad, realized that your first wife has basically dumped ut isn't the right one, never was the right one. >> oh, yeah. the speech at the end. >> he has this great speech where he goes, she may have loved you once, maybe, but she doesn't love you now. and had this one does. >> that's a great moment. as a matter of fact, when we were shooting that moment the camera operator right after bob did that looked at each other, he had tears in his eyes, and we just thought, wow. it was so beautiful. >> what a dad. >> and it's one of the great scenes for them to come together. >> when you win the academy award for best actor i think you should show that scene. let me ask you about you're going to see the troops tonight at -- >> yeah, we're going right now. >> walter ree
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
of the developments for us from los angeles this afternoon. and again, we're waiting for that official announcement, john. but what are we hearing in terms of a dollar amount that's going to be offered? >> well, as you say, the "los angeles times" is reporting that it's going to be about $1 million. this is a joint fund put up by the city of los angeles, the city of riverside, where a policeman was killed on thursday, and the city of irvine, where two people, the first victims were believed to have been killed a week ago today. this money is coming from government organizations, from police law enforcement, from private donors, from corporate donors in the city, these cities. they say they've raised about half of the $1 million goal, but they sdpoekt gexpect to get tha million to put up for a reward for the information leading to the arrest and capture of dorner. the search is going on. the most visible part of the search up in big bear lake in the san bernardino mountains. very snowy up there right now. the san bernardino sheriff says they have about 25 officers out today supported by a helicopter
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